The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1515 1591 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.03% 21.35% 15.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.84% 25.52% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1384 949
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,350 £46,239
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5645 6234 5596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.80% 83.64% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4675 4959 4752
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 930 £42,500 +6.25% 199
Cheshire +4 415 £42,000 +12.00% 116
Lancashire -2 80 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Merseyside -2 76 £40,000 - 21
Cumbria -3 5 £35,000 +5.06% 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1268 (40.80%) .NET
2 1186 (38.16%) C#
3 967 (31.11%) Scrum
4 918 (29.54%) JavaScript
5 898 (28.89%) TDD
6 871 (28.02%) HTML
7 851 (27.38%) SQL Server
7 851 (27.38%) ASP.NET
8 842 (27.09%) SQL
9 807 (25.97%) MVC
10 751 (24.16%) CSS
11 669 (21.53%) Java
12 547 (17.60%) Finance
13 527 (16.96%) Web Services
14 500 (16.09%) WCF
15 485 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 460 (14.80%) jQuery
17 440 (14.16%) SDLC
18 439 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
19 421 (13.55%) Microsoft
20 411 (13.22%) Degree
21 397 (12.77%) Windows
22 376 (12.10%) OO
23 365 (11.74%) HTML5
24 349 (11.23%) BDD
25 319 (10.26%) XML
26 313 (10.07%) Software Engineering
27 309 (9.94%) Project Management
28 305 (9.81%) AngularJS
29 291 (9.36%) Mobile App

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 164 (5.28%) Node.js
2 119 (3.83%) CMS
3 117 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 71 (2.28%) Apache
5 61 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 56 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 54 (1.74%) IIS
8 53 (1.71%) Umbraco
8 53 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
9 51 (1.64%) Tomcat
10 38 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 36 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 33 (1.06%) JBoss
13 32 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 26 (0.84%) WordPress
15 22 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
16 18 (0.58%) Alfresco
17 16 (0.51%) nginx
18 14 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (0.42%) Kentico
Applications
1 225 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.09%) MS Office
3 49 (1.58%) MS Project
4 46 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 26 (0.84%) InfoPath
6 24 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 22 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
8 20 (0.64%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.16%) SPSS
10 4 (0.13%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.097%) Mingle
12 2 (0.064%) InDesign
13 1 (0.032%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.032%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 61 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
2 56 (1.80%) Magento
3 20 (0.64%) Visualfiles
4 14 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.29%) Tridion
7 6 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.16%) Unica
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.064%) Agresso
10 2 (0.064%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.064%) Exstream
10 2 (0.064%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.064%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.064%) Sage ERP X3
11 1 (0.032%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 133 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (2.06%) SaaS
4 41 (1.32%) Office 365
5 19 (0.61%) Route 53
6 17 (0.55%) GitHub
7 14 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.29%) Trello
10 8 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.23%) PaaS
12 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
13 5 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.064%) IaaS
15 1 (0.032%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.032%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.032%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 122 (3.93%) Internet
2 60 (1.93%) HTTP
3 52 (1.67%) Wireless
4 31 (1.00%) VPN
5 22 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 14 (0.45%) PPTP
6 14 (0.45%) IPsec
6 14 (0.45%) OpenVPN
7 10 (0.32%) Network Security
7 10 (0.32%) Broadband
8 8 (0.26%) Firewall
9 7 (0.23%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.23%) GPRS
9 7 (0.23%) UMTS
10 6 (0.19%) Intranet
11 5 (0.16%) SSH
11 5 (0.16%) FTP
11 5 (0.16%) PSTN
11 5 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 851 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 216 (6.95%) MySQL
3 146 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 139 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 111 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 86 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 74 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 74 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 61 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 54 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 54 (1.74%) Relational Database
12 49 (1.58%) Big Data
13 38 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 31 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (0.68%) OLAP
17 18 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
18 17 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 281 (9.04%) Git (software)
2 212 (6.82%) NUnit
3 193 (6.21%) Selenium
4 159 (5.12%) Visual Studio
5 133 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 115 (3.70%) MSTest
6 115 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 109 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 107 (3.44%) Subversion
9 103 (3.31%) Moq
10 89 (2.86%) JIRA
11 84 (2.70%) SoapUI
12 76 (2.45%) Cucumber
13 71 (2.28%) Eclipse
14 64 (2.06%) JUnit
15 57 (1.83%) Maven
16 56 (1.80%) WebDriver
17 53 (1.71%) SpecFlow
18 44 (1.42%) Ant
19 42 (1.35%) Jasmine
General
1 547 (17.60%) Finance
2 185 (5.95%) Retail
3 145 (4.67%) Marketing
4 119 (3.83%) Banking
5 95 (3.06%) Games
6 66 (2.12%) Legal
7 65 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 61 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 60 (1.93%) Advertising
10 27 (0.87%) Back Office
11 22 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.71%) Law
12 20 (0.64%) Electronics
13 17 (0.55%) Automotive
14 14 (0.45%) Music Industry
15 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.26%) Billing
18 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1761 (56.66%) Developer
2 674 (21.69%) .NET Developer
3 335 (10.78%) Analyst
4 306 (9.85%) C# Developer
5 243 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 221 (7.11%) Project Manager
7 213 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 207 (6.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 157 (5.05%) Software Developer
10 156 (5.02%) Business Analyst
11 149 (4.79%) Test Analyst
12 139 (4.47%) Web Developer
13 126 (4.05%) Architect
14 117 (3.76%) Tester
15 111 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 101 (3.25%) Software Engineer
17 98 (3.15%) Front-End Developer
18 94 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
19 87 (2.80%) Graduate
20 84 (2.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1268 (40.80%) .NET
2 871 (28.02%) HTML
3 851 (27.38%) ASP.NET
4 751 (24.16%) CSS
5 527 (16.96%) Web Services
6 500 (16.09%) WCF
7 485 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 460 (14.80%) jQuery
9 365 (11.74%) HTML5
10 319 (10.26%) XML
11 305 (9.81%) AngularJS
12 276 (8.88%) .NET Framework
13 240 (7.72%) SOAP
14 233 (7.50%) RESTful
15 208 (6.69%) WPF
16 201 (6.47%) Spring
17 190 (6.11%) REST
18 187 (6.02%) CSS3
19 178 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
20 174 (5.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 291 (9.36%) Mobile App
2 199 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (6.34%) User Experience
4 162 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 97 (3.12%) Inversion of Control
6 79 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.09%) iPhone
8 60 (1.93%) Visualisation
9 55 (1.77%) N-Tier
9 55 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 44 (1.42%) Replication
11 39 (1.25%) Statistics
12 33 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 27 (0.87%) iPad
14 26 (0.84%) Streaming Music
15 24 (0.77%) Algorithms
16 22 (0.71%) Telematics
17 20 (0.64%) Smartphone
17 20 (0.64%) PMI
18 19 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 397 (12.77%) Windows
2 232 (7.46%) Android
3 205 (6.60%) Apple iOS
4 194 (6.24%) Linux
5 40 (1.29%) UNIX
6 32 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
7 26 (0.84%) CentOS
8 17 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.32%) Windows CE
12 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.19%) AIX
14 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.13%) HPUX
15 4 (0.13%) SUSE
16 3 (0.097%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (31.11%) Scrum
2 898 (28.89%) TDD
3 807 (25.97%) MVC
4 440 (14.16%) SDLC
5 439 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
6 376 (12.10%) OO
7 349 (11.23%) BDD
8 313 (10.07%) Software Engineering
9 309 (9.94%) Project Management
10 289 (9.30%) Web Application Development
11 274 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 225 (7.24%) Dependency Injection
13 220 (7.08%) Kanban
14 200 (6.44%) Unit Testing
15 198 (6.37%) Mentoring
16 192 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 189 (6.08%) Waterfall
18 184 (5.92%) SOA
19 173 (5.57%) Web Development
20 172 (5.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1186 (38.16%) C#
2 918 (29.54%) JavaScript
3 842 (27.09%) SQL
4 669 (21.53%) Java
5 262 (8.43%) PHP
6 182 (5.86%) T-SQL
7 170 (5.47%) C++
8 142 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 108 (3.47%) Ruby
10 87 (2.80%) PL/SQL
11 84 (2.70%) Python
12 70 (2.25%) C
13 60 (1.93%) VBA
13 60 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 57 (1.83%) VB
15 47 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 43 (1.38%) Bash Shell
17 38 (1.22%) Perl
18 23 (0.74%) Scala
19 20 (0.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 411 (13.22%) Degree
2 132 (4.25%) ISEB
3 80 (2.57%) ISTQB
4 41 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 35 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 29 (0.93%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (0.39%) PMP
11 8 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.26%) MCSD
12 7 (0.23%) CCNA
12 7 (0.23%) MCPD
13 5 (0.16%) MCSE
14 4 (0.13%) MCSA
14 4 (0.13%) HND
14 4 (0.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (8.04%) QA
2 13 (0.42%) SLA
3 11 (0.35%) HL7
4 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.13%) COBIT
6 2 (0.064%) WCAG
6 2 (0.064%) WAI
6 2 (0.064%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.032%) FATCA
7 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (0.90%) Docker
2 22 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.23%) vSphere
5 4 (0.13%) Kamailio
5 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.064%) XenApp
6 2 (0.064%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (1.22%) Puppet
2 37 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (0.84%) Vagrant
4 20 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.32%) Nagios
6 7 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.23%) Opsview
7 5 (0.16%) Graphite
8 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.097%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.064%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.064%) Netcool
10 2 (0.064%) StatsD
11 1 (0.032%) Salt
11 1 (0.032%) Oozie
11 1 (0.032%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.032%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.032%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 421 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 252 (8.11%) Oracle
3 56 (1.80%) Zend
4 53 (1.71%) IBM
5 50 (1.61%) Google
6 41 (1.32%) Facebook
7 33 (1.06%) Sitecore
8 30 (0.97%) Adobe
8 30 (0.97%) SAP
9 26 (0.84%) VMware
10 20 (0.64%) HP
11 19 (0.61%) Tableau
12 17 (0.55%) Capita
13 15 (0.48%) Stellent
13 15 (0.48%) Twitter
14 14 (0.45%) Symbian
15 11 (0.35%) Citrix
16 10 (0.32%) EMC
16 10 (0.32%) Apple
16 10 (0.32%) OpenText
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